Joe Dixon (actor)

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Joe Dixon
Born Joeseph Dixon[citation needed]
(1965-10-10) 10 October 1965 (age 48)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present
Spouse(s) Lesley Manville (2000–2004)

Joe Dixon (born 10 October 1965) is a British television and film actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Jacques in The Mummy Returns.

Biography[edit]

Dixon was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire in 1965.[1] He won the prestigious Ian Charleson Award for his 1991 performance as Jacques in Cheek by Jowls' all-male production of As You Like It,[2][3] and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his 2003 performance in The Roman Actor at the Gielgud Theatre (Royal Shakespeare Company). He began acting at Castle Vale Comprehensive, where the drama teacher encouraged him to join the Birmingham Youth Theatre with his contemporary, Barry Aird. Joe graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Castle Vale Comprehensive (now Greenwood Academy).[4] He also has extensive performances in film and television. A professional tenor, Joe Dixon sang the lead role in The Bacchae opera at Queen Elizabeth Hall, and was in the top ten in Denmark, Spain, and Russia for backing vocals.[citation needed] He excels in playing the euphonium, guitar, tuba, and piano.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1995 Rich Deceiver Pete Sparrow
1998 Middleton's Changling Role Unknown
2000 The Last Musketeer D.C.I. Lyon
2001 The Mummy Returns Jacques
2002 The Stretford Wives Dave McCarthy
2004 When I'm Sixty-Four Lynval
2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Mr. Khan
2010 14 Days with Victor Martin Currently in post production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Bill Young Blood One Episode: Duty Elsewhere
1990 The Manageress Terry Moir Six Episodes: Doing the Business, Pingvin Lakrids, Steal Your Heart Away, A Hundred and Ten Percent, A Match for Anyone, and At the End of the Day
1997 Frighteners Jack One Episode: Jevan
Holding On Eylot Three Episodes: Episodes No.1.6 - 1.8
1999 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Alan One Episode: Living on Risk
2007 Casualty Martin Priddie One Episode: The Apostate
Silent Witness D.I. Simon Rush Two Episodes: Suffer the Children: Part 1 and Suffer the Children: Part 2
2008 Criminal Justice Robert Lloyd Four Episodes: Episodes No.1.1 - 1.4
2010 Doctor Who The Chancellor One Episode: The End of Time (Part 2)

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